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Aug 24, 2009 6:00pm EDT
there in montana. 47% of the people in montana want a public health insurance plan. 43% oppose it. that's according to a new research 2000 poll. this proves healthcare reform is not just a liberal issue. it's harder to find a redder state than montana. a lot of guns up there. plus baucus has got problems with the democratic base. 55% of montana democrats disapprove of his handling of healthcare. baucus is feeling the heat from lefties. he was getting hammered on a conference call with democrats last monday night and wound up saying, "i want a public option too." very interesting. now we know baucus likes the public option because he put it out at his healthcare playbook back in november after the election. he did that. so that's a position, a flip, and a flip. okay. so what's changed? the town hall nuts are making their knees shaky? is that what's going on? or is it all the industry money in the pockets? speaking of industry money, ken conrad, north dakota senator, chairman of the senate budget committee and wone of the gang f six, or musketeers of six on the finance committee. he's pushing the cra
Aug 24, 2009 6:00am EDT
-election at all. his polls are way down out in montana and this is a somewhat embattled figure within washington. this is someone that a lot of democrats just don't trust. a lot of republicans don't trust and -- >> why don't they trust him? why don't they trust him? is it because he doesn't -- i mean, does he go back on his word or is he just a guy who doesn't play sides? >> i think he's a guy -- i think probably more the latter. i think, you know, he was for the bush tax cuts in 2001. he had to deal with chuck grassley last year and then he sort of turned around and supported the democrats on a key medicare bill last summer. he does sort of play both sides of the fence which i guess is smart if you want to get re-elected every six years in montana but, again, he seemed shell-shocked by the whole situation now. i saw him in a town hall meeting. he was actually surrounded by youtubes as he called him, which i think he meant cameras. no, it's true. there are even people with youtubes in the audience and i was like, whoa. he said i think i meant cameras but, anyway, i put it in my story. it went vi
Aug 24, 2009 3:35am EDT
forecast: showers and thunderstorms from the dakotas and montana. isolated showers and thunderstorms from new york to new england. scattered showers from d.c. to north carolina. >> a seasonable 78 in boston, 86 in new york and 84 in baltimore. 80s across most of the midwest. 103 in phoenix and 84 in albuquerque. seattle gets up to 76 and portland is 82. >> it may be tough to find a needle in a haystack but a woman in germany found an offer she could not refuse. >> her boyfriend used 150 bales of hay to propose. it was a six-hour labor of love to spell out those words and of course it was in german. each bale of hay ways more than 600 pounds and each letter was nearly 12 feet high. >> the groom to be got down on his knee and proposed the old fashioned way first. when she said yes, he threw open the shutters to reveal his creation. i was reading them and said that doesn't say. >> it took me a second. that is not english i don't think. >> now we know. >> we'll be right back. ♪ love and marriage, love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage ♪ >> bad news for seni citizens. they
Aug 24, 2009 2:20am EDT
rains with flash flooding across much of the rockies. showers in the dakotas and montana. isolated showers and thrms from dc to north carolina. triple digits in parts of southern texas. >> dallas hovers just under a hundred today, 8 in new orleans, 91 in miami, 80s from new york to atlanta. it's 76 in seattle, 87 in boise and 83 in colorado springs. >> well, they had a rockin' good time in louisiana hoping to pick their way into the record books. >> like this. hunls strummed their hearts out at the international guitar festival this weekend. >> their official tally was 875 people. impressive but far short of the 1,800 people who set the record in germany two years ago. now i want to so the record for that kind of picking, too. >> i bet there is one. we'll be right back with more "world news now." ♪ kruse: if you have a hard time walking and getting around in your house, you need a hoveround power chair. you'll be able to go to the mall... play with the grandkids... visit family and friends... and do all the things you ralways loved to do. tom kruse: i'm tom kruse, pinventor of th
Aug 24, 2009 4:30am EDT
idaho to new mexico. showers in the dakotas and montana. isolate the showers and thunderstorms in new york and new england. and from d.c. to north carolina. thunderstorms in florida, and triple digits in south texas. >> it will be shy of 100 in dallas today. 88 in new orleans. and 91 in miami. a high of 78 in boston and 80s from new york to atlanta. 80s also across most of the midwest. seasonable 76 in seattle, 87 in boise and 103 in phoenix. >>> coming up this morning a major developing story from overseas. wildfires burning across greece threatening some of humanity's most historic sites. a live report from athens. >>> plus, one of the most rare plays in baseball, turns into a game-winner. >> he makes the tag. and added a little fiber? sweet! sweet! sweet! (announcer)splenda no calorie sweetener with fiber. now for the first time, a gram of healthy fiber in every packet. sweet! (announcer) splenda no calorie sweetener, starts with sugar. tastes like sugar. but it's not sugar. no calories and a little fiber. how's that taste? (together) sweet! sweet! (announcer) splenda with fiber. i
Aug 24, 2009 9:00am EDT
acting at age 11. now from hannah montana to her own breakout success, she's a star and this friday on "today" miley cyrus will be live on our plaza. a very grown up song. >> i love that. i have it on my ipod. >> coming up in this half hour, even in death one woman is banking on the value of the real estate mantra location, location, location selling the crypt above marilyn monroe. it used to belong to her husband. because she needed the money is moving her husband out of there and offering it to anyone who wants it. we'll get into that coming up. >> very sad. >> it's because of the recession. >>> also ahead, year brewe're b the rules and show you how to wear summer staples including white jeans. we'll show you how to wear floral prints through the fall with your head held high. >> who is in the mood for something sweet? >> i am. >> it's not what it sounds like. these are dumplings filled with peaches. april sure it tastes great. >> it's cool. you need to find something to do with those peaches. >> we have stephanie in for al. >> let's talk about the weather. as ladies mentioned in
Aug 24, 2009 5:40am EDT
much money hannah montana makes every year? what a surprise hit 66 >> if i said yes -- >> what a surprise you to know that she makes over $50 million a year? can i -- >> mr. moore don't ask how much the mayor of las vegas makes. [laughter] [applause]@ú o'neill well-managed his company and that o'neal was a great ceo? >> i am asking -- look, i am not here to defend ceos. i think that they should -- >> mr. moore, you are here to defend it yourself. [laughter] >> what i am asking is don't you believe, sir, it should be the boards of directors and shareholders, not members of congress to determine what the salaries are of these companies after all the shareholders are the owners of the company, right? >> of course, but you forget one little piece. the government is a shareholder right now. >> that's the whole problem. >> the need a shareholder to play them out. >> i can play both sides of this. it's a sick. >> this is a squeal the witness. >> this is why people don't -- >> let me ask about housing crisis because you're an expert. would you agree with the promise that the housing s
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Aug 24, 2009 1:00pm EDT
. that will vary from region to region. you may need different guidelines in rural montana compared to a clinic in new york. and a mandate would, in that bill local level. cdc officials do not believe it will get to the point where you will need a doctor's note to be vaccinated. trace: thank you. when kathleen sebelius comes to the microphone, we will bring that news to do. martha: while president obama is on vacation, there is no vacation in the battle on health care. despite the steamy weather, the white house says that the plan will not be losing steam. >> he has faith in his team and it is time to recharge his batteries. he is happy to be here. the health-care debate is moving forward at a good clip. the president believes there is a real possibility of getting a bipartisan plan through. he will continue to work toward that end. martha: major garrett is joining us from martha's vineyard. >> too bad. martha: i just got back from cape cod myself. there was a lot of talk this week that the president must -- before this week that the president was overexposed. is there a political
Aug 24, 2009 2:00am EDT
in montana. rural vermont or west virgin i can't recollects to really get a sense for it. opposition for differences. using technology to give students opportunities for higher level classes. a simulate a world. teacher housing and residences are a big thing. we need to touch everybody and challenges are not unique to urban or suburban. interesting is as we look at the 2000 high schools that we call drop out. 20% rural. this is national problem at this level. not inner city problem. they want to fund it best in the every single area and find the lessons we can learn from rural, urban and suburban. many different inputs will offer the solutions we need. not any particular effect. i'll take a few more and then switch to jim. thanks. >> um... i'm sure alecture of the chief technology from the schools in louisiana and i'd like to ask you from your vantage point, what do you think the department can do to encourage innovation in programs already in place. a large amount of federal dollars that come to schools such as myself and entitle, i.d.a programs so those dollars can be a live and w
Aug 24, 2009 6:00am EDT
information on that. >>> someone illegally shot and killed one of montana's largest grizzly bears. now officials want to hunt down the killer and they're offering a big reward to get your help. new for you in about 40 minutes. >>> so gas price, holding steady. you might have noticed that, and they could be going down in the next few weeks by a couple pennies here and there. money expert jennifer westhoven here to share the good news. >> juicy prices, then came up. definitely good news in a bad economy for drivers. the latest national average from aaa, $2.63 a gallon, down a penny from last week. okay. much better than a year ago. you might remember, i think we down around $2:50 for a while and prices creeped up, trying to go higher. analysts say it's because the refineries were trying to pass higher prices on to you, but it didn't work. good for you. people stopped buying. that sets the stage for lower prices because got a lot of supply now of unused gas. meantime, summer vacation's over. the time of year when kids go back to school. there's no more driving vacations. you might see pum
Aug 24, 2009 6:00am EDT
england and around the del mar pep nininspe. into montana and north dakota, look for scattered showers and thunderstorms. let's take a look at your current airport delays right now across the northeast. flying out of boston's logan, laguardia and newark, philadelphia, no current airport delays. approximate national highlights, boston, low clouds, 78 degrees for the high. charlotte, north carolina, 86. miami, lower 90s there. as we move into the midwest, fairly quiet conditions around springfield, missouri, 82. corpus christi, hot there. portland, 82 degrees for your travel today. around tucson, scattered showers and some thunderstorms. now back to you. >> thanks very much. let's get a look at this morning's upgrades and downgrades. advanced micro, up graded to a high, up to $5.50. talking about a favorable risk reward profile. cheesecake factory upgraded from underweight to neutral. somebody said who would have thought cheesecake is underweight? hard to take some of this research seriously when the lead story in the journal this morning is about goldman sachs having what they call thes
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